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Naaman Roosevelt
WR #18
Height:
6-0
Weight:
199
College:
Buffalo
Hometown:
Buffalo, NY
Experience:
3
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 16 25 396 15.8 24.8 60 1 10 1 18 0
2011 BUF 10 16 257 16.1 25.7 60T 1 7 1 11 0
2010 BUF 6 9 139 15.4 23.2 30 0 3 0 7 0
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 16 1 0.1 3 3 0.2 0 3 0 -- 0 0 0
2011 BUF 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BUF 6 1 0.2 3 3 0.5 0 3 0 -- 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 16 2 31 15.5 16 0 0 0 0 0
2011 BUF 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BUF 6 2 31 15.5 16 0 0 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 BUF 10 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BUF 6 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

PRO:  Originally signed as an undrafted free agent in 2010 ... Released on September 4 ... Signed to the practice squad on September 5 ... Promoted to the 53-man roster on November 27, 2010.

 

2010:

  • vs. PIT (11/28):  Made his NFL debut and saw action on special teams units.
  • at MIN (12/5):  Saw action on punt coverage and made one special teams tackle.
  • vs. CLE (12/12):  Saw action on special teams and at wide receiver.
  • at MIA (12/19):  Made his first NFL receptions.  Finished with two receptions for 35 yards.  First reception converted a third down play on the opening drive.
  • vs. NE (12/26): Posted a game-high and career-high 74 yards on four receptions. Established a new career-long with a 30-yard reception. ... returned two kickoffs for 31 yards.

 

COLLEGE: Started 41-of-49 games at Buffalo, setting school records in receptions (268), receiving yards (3,551), touchdown catches (28) and all-purpose yards (5,341)… ranks second in UB record books in kickoff return yards (1,438) and fourth on the scoring list (174 points)

2009: All-Mid-American Conference first-team selection… led the team with 70 catches for 954 yards with nine touchdowns… posted a career-high 157 yards on six catches vs. Pitt with two touchdowns… caught a single-game career-best three touchdowns on eight catches for 135 yards vs. Ohio

2008: All-MAC first-team selection…set Buffalo’s single-season receiving records with 104 catches for 1,402 yards and 13 touchdowns… gained at least 100 receiving yards in seven games… hauled in four catches for 154 yards with two touchdowns in season-opener vs. Texas-El Paso… caught a ‘Hail-Mary’ pass for a 35-yard touchdown vs. Temple, finishing with 132 yards on eight receptions… set a MAC championship game-record with three touchdown catches vs. Ball State, totaling 10 catches for 116 yards en route to a 42-24 win

2007: All-MAC third-team selection… led UB in receptions (63) for 766 yards and four touchdowns… hauled in seven catches for 114 yards vs. Penn State… posted a season-best 148 receiving yards on six catches vs. Bowling Green

2006: Started seven of 12 games, setting a Buffalo freshman record with 1,306 all-purpose yards

PERSONAL: Sociology major… named the New York State large school and Buffalo News co-Player of the Year after a record-setting career at St. Joseph’s (Buffalo, NY) High School… set a Western New York record with 35 touchdown passes as a senior in 10 games along with 3,452 all-purpose yards while leading his team to a No. 1 ranking in Western New York and a No. 5 state ranking… winner of the prestigious Connolly Cup, emblematic of Western New York’s best football player… three-time All-Conference selection in football and earned the same distinction in basketball as a junior

COMMUNITY:  In 2010, Naaman participated in the Toyota Rookie Club appearing at numerous community events throughout Western New York and Southern Ontario.  The Toyota Rookie Club helps the franchises newest players become more involved in the Western New York community.  Each month, Naaman and all first year players did one community appearance as a group.  The Toyota Rookie Club events included a visit to the Buffalo Zoo to celebrate the 12th Annual Hometown Huddle, a visit to the North York YMCA in North York, Ontario to unveil a new Youth Zone and a trip to the Northwest Buffalo Community Center in November where the Rookie Club members served Thanksgiving Dinner to approximately 350 children and families.  In addition to serving food, the players introduced themselves to the community members during a brief ceremony, sat and ate with them, and signed autographs.  The final Rookie Club appearance of 2010 took place at the Annual Bills Holiday Party.  The Rookie Club hosted 100 children from a number of different local community organizations.  The Annual Holiday Party gives children from the organizations an opportunity to celebrate the holidays with the Bills players, Jills cheerleaders, Billy Buffalo and Santa Claus.  The children received a holiday dinner, pictures and autographs and gifts from a wish list that they had previously submitted.

In July of 2010, Naaman along with Levi Brown, Arthur Moats and Torell Troup participated in the IZOD Street Party and Pit Stop Challenge in Toronto, Ontario.  The event was to rally fans for the IndyCar Race that was happening the upcoming weekend.  In addition to participating in the Pit Stop Challenge and Street Party, Naaman met with fans, signed autographs and posed for pictures.

Naaman also participated in a Gatorade Junior Training Camp that was held at the Johnnie B. Wiley Amateur Athletic Pavilion in Buffalo.  Naaman and the other players lead the students through football-themed drills and stressed the importance of the Buffalo Bills Play 60 program and being physically active for 60 minutes a day.

Naaman also supported the Buffalo Bills Play 60 Movement by attending the Play 60 Fitness Party in December.  Over 300 children from the Buffalo Public Schools came to the Bills Fieldhouse to enjoy the fitness party.  Players in attendance discussed the importance of staying active for 60 minutes a day and assisted in running the football-themed fitness stations.

PRO:  Originally signed as an undrafted free agent in 2010 ... Released on September 4 ... Signed to the practice squad on September 5 ... Promoted to the 53-man roster on November 27, 2010.

 

2010:

  • vs. PIT (11/28):  Made his NFL debut and saw action on special teams units.
  • at MIN (12/5):  Saw action on punt coverage and made one special teams tackle.
  • vs. CLE (12/12):  Saw action on special teams and at wide receiver.
  • at MIA (12/19):  Made his first NFL receptions.  Finished with two receptions for 35 yards.  First reception converted a third down play on the opening drive.
  • vs. NE (12/26): Posted a game-high and career-high 74 yards on four receptions. Established a new career-long with a 30-yard reception. ... returned two kickoffs for 31 yards.

 

COLLEGE: Started 41-of-49 games at Buffalo, setting school records in receptions (268), receiving yards (3,551), touchdown catches (28) and all-purpose yards (5,341)… ranks second in UB record books in kickoff return yards (1,438) and fourth on the scoring list (174 points)

2009: All-Mid-American Conference first-team selection… led the team with 70 catches for 954 yards with nine touchdowns… posted a career-high 157 yards on six catches vs. Pitt with two touchdowns… caught a single-game career-best three touchdowns on eight catches for 135 yards vs. Ohio

2008: All-MAC first-team selection…set Buffalo’s single-season receiving records with 104 catches for 1,402 yards and 13 touchdowns… gained at least 100 receiving yards in seven games… hauled in four catches for 154 yards with two touchdowns in season-opener vs. Texas-El Paso… caught a ‘Hail-Mary’ pass for a 35-yard touchdown vs. Temple, finishing with 132 yards on eight receptions… set a MAC championship game-record with three touchdown catches vs. Ball State, totaling 10 catches for 116 yards en route to a 42-24 win

2007: All-MAC third-team selection… led UB in receptions (63) for 766 yards and four touchdowns… hauled in seven catches for 114 yards vs. Penn State… posted a season-best 148 receiving yards on six catches vs. Bowling Green

2006: Started seven of 12 games, setting a Buffalo freshman record with 1,306 all-purpose yards

PERSONAL: Sociology major… named the New York State large school and Buffalo News co-Player of the Year after a record-setting career at St. Joseph’s (Buffalo, NY) High School… set a Western New York record with 35 touchdown passes as a senior in 10 games along with 3,452 all-purpose yards while leading his team to a No. 1 ranking in Western New York and a No. 5 state ranking… winner of the prestigious Connolly Cup, emblematic of Western New York’s best football player… three-time All-Conference selection in football and earned the same distinction in basketball as a junior

COMMUNITY:  In 2010, Naaman participated in the Toyota Rookie Club appearing at numerous community events throughout Western New York and Southern Ontario.  The Toyota Rookie Club helps the franchises newest players become more involved in the Western New York community.  Each month, Naaman and all first year players did one community appearance as a group.  The Toyota Rookie Club events included a visit to the Buffalo Zoo to celebrate the 12th Annual Hometown Huddle, a visit to the North York YMCA in North York, Ontario to unveil a new Youth Zone and a trip to the Northwest Buffalo Community Center in November where the Rookie Club members served Thanksgiving Dinner to approximately 350 children and families.  In addition to serving food, the players introduced themselves to the community members during a brief ceremony, sat and ate with them, and signed autographs.  The final Rookie Club appearance of 2010 took place at the Annual Bills Holiday Party.  The Rookie Club hosted 100 children from a number of different local community organizations.  The Annual Holiday Party gives children from the organizations an opportunity to celebrate the holidays with the Bills players, Jills cheerleaders, Billy Buffalo and Santa Claus.  The children received a holiday dinner, pictures and autographs and gifts from a wish list that they had previously submitted.

In July of 2010, Naaman along with Levi Brown, Arthur Moats and Torell Troup participated in the IZOD Street Party and Pit Stop Challenge in Toronto, Ontario.  The event was to rally fans for the IndyCar Race that was happening the upcoming weekend.  In addition to participating in the Pit Stop Challenge and Street Party, Naaman met with fans, signed autographs and posed for pictures.

Naaman also participated in a Gatorade Junior Training Camp that was held at the Johnnie B. Wiley Amateur Athletic Pavilion in Buffalo.  Naaman and the other players lead the students through football-themed drills and stressed the importance of the Buffalo Bills Play 60 program and being physically active for 60 minutes a day.

Naaman also supported the Buffalo Bills Play 60 Movement by attending the Play 60 Fitness Party in December.  Over 300 children from the Buffalo Public Schools came to the Bills Fieldhouse to enjoy the fitness party.  Players in attendance discussed the importance of staying active for 60 minutes a day and assisted in running the football-themed fitness stations.

 

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